Student Consumer information

Federal Student Disclosure Requirements

Regulations disseminated by the United States Department of Education to implement changes made to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), by the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (1998 Amendments) require the disclosure of financial assistance and institutional information to students under the student financial assistance programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (Title IV). These programs include the Federal campus-based programs (Federal Perkins Loan and Federal Work-Study (FWS) programs), the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Lending) Programs, the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Programs. Under the regulations the University annually must distribute to all enrolled students a notice of the availability of financial assistance and institutional information required to be disclosed pursuant to the Higher Education Act amendments and pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) which governs access to student educational records maintained by educational institutions and the releaseof information from those records.

Student Financial Assistance

In keeping in step with Meharry's mission, the Office of Student Financial Aid provides pertinent information on graduate and professional school funding to help you attain your professional goals. We advise prospective students, current students, and alumni on all aspects of student aid including:

  • Application process
  • Available funding
  • Consumer credit
  • Debt management
  • Political issues affecting students and their financial futures

Additional information on such topics can be obtained at the following URL:

Financial Aid Office Staff

Barbara Tharpe, Director
Tommesha Davis, Financial Aid Assistant
Dianna Greer, Financial Aid Counselor

615.327.6826 (office)  615.327.6951 (fax)